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Parents and Carers Online Safety


Technology is now an essential part of our everyday lives from the moment we get up until we go to sleep there will be hardly a moment when some bit of technology is not either directly or indirectly involved in what we are doing. Examples include: mobile phones, tablet computers, television, radio alarm clocks, chip and pin cards, shopping tills, bar code readers, central heating timers, microwave ovens. The list is endless.


Below are a number of helpful guides for keeping children safe online.


 At Virgin Media O2, we want internet users of all ages to enjoy all the wonderful things the web has to offer, safely. That’s why our experts have created a children’s internet safety test to help build awareness for parents and children of all ages to ensure they are better protected online. Why not give it a try here: 


Go Compare guide to broadband parental controls and internet safety for children.

Broadband Parental Controls: How To Keep Your Child Safe Online For January 2024 | Go.Compare ( 


The experts at 02  have designed resources to help parents have more regular conversations with their children about online safety – enabling more families to enjoy the digital world with confidence These can be found at 

 Gaming advice for pre teens.pdfDownload
 Gaming or Gambling - Top Tips.pdfDownload
 Help guide for parents.pdfDownload
 Managing screen time.pdfDownload
 Online safety - Moving to secondary school.pdfDownload
 Online safety - navigating highschool.pdfDownload
 Online safety guide.pdfDownload
 Online safety tips for children (primary).pdfDownload
 Social media tips.pdfDownload
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Has lots of advice on what to do and where                                                                                           

to go if someone or something upsets you online.               


Knowing how to stay safe and protect yourself online is very important. Follow the links below to find out how you can stay safe whilst using technology: Catshill Learning Partnerships. Online safety information for parents.

Childnet Parents and Carers

Report TV programmes, adverts, websites, films etc. that are unsuitable for children.

Parents' Guide to Technology

Staying safe while using Smartphones, Games Consoles, Tablets and other internet-enabled devices.

Setting up parental controls

Tips on setting up parental controls

ThinkYouKnow parents site

Advice and tips for keeping children safe online.


A website where parents/carers and children can report inappropriate things they have found online.


A site to report films, games adverts etc. that are unsuitable for children. Also has tips for parents.


Provides information on ratings for games, films and music.

Parent info

Articles for Parents and carers. Digital articles from this site can be found on the below news feed.